California Employment Law
California Employment Law Questions Answered by Legal Experts
I thought I offered 38, which is fine. Do you see the question I typed out about working as an attorney, being hired by a temp staffting agency but working for a bank, with the timesheet question and the question about working remotely for part of a day.?
I typed this out earlier. I am a california banking attorney, working as a contract attorney for a large national bank in california. I work on an hourly rate for my employer, a staffing agency the bank uses. The staffing agency requires me to fill out time sheets for them each day, for time worked in the am and time worked in the pm. My manager at the bank does not think that give her enough information about the exact times of day I am working. My schedule is such that a do work on by blackberry every am at 5pm and after, then often have a 7 am conf call. Then take the bus to work and put int two half days. My employers says just to enter two amounts of time for the total worked, which will not (and cannot match up with the actual times of day worked because of their system limitation. If my manager asked me to give her a separate time report showing all this detail would that be an inappropriate step which would suggest that I am being treated as an employee who should get benefit? instead of a consultant working for another firm.
A separate question. My manager may take the view that I should not work at home but should come into the office at 5-6-7 am (well before office hours ) to work on my blackberry and take calls. Most other attorneys in the department work from home constantly, as does my manager. I think this would be unreasonable to require me to do this (for an hour or so of early morning work) and would also be another indicia of her treating me as her employee subject to benefits, and not a consultant. Please advise.
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